Georgia is fuelling and nurturing a new generation of designers who are helping put this small slice of the globe on the map. FashionNetwork.com explores how local designers are luring luxury giants at MBFW Tbilisi.
Few houses are having a greater impact on fashion today than Balenciaga, thanks above all to the tenure of its Georgian émigré creative director Demna Gvasalia, who sent out a musing on arty power dressing on Sunday.
The market has evolved greatly in recent years, transforming the design process and the way fashion start-ups are created. FashionNetwork.com looks at the advantages emerging designers have, and the hurdles they face.
The French luxury group has announced that the CEO of Balenciaga is joining its executive committee. Charbit took over the label's leadership in November 2016, and will start in the new role from July 1.